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Knife Edge Trail

Very Difficult
 4.5 (2)

Starts at Katahdin summit where the Saddle Trail ends. Ends at Pamola where Helon Taylor starts.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

73%

Runnable

5,249' 1,600 m

High

4,762' 1,452 m

Low

170' 52 m

Up

545' 166 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (8°)

69%

Max Grade (35°)

Dogs Unknown

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This is a challenging and narrow knife edge trail with steep and potentially deadly drops. At points the trail is no wider than a couple of feet wide.

Shared By:

Bryan Gagner with improvements by Liz

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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  4.5 from 2 votes
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#93

in Maine

#6,989

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Mt. Katahdin Knife Edge
Nov 7, 2019 near Millino…, ME
On the knife edge.
Mar 27, 2015 near Millino…, ME
Mt. Katahdin's Knife Edge.
Apr 2, 2015 near Millino…, ME
The mist is rolling in.
Apr 2, 2015 near Millino…, ME
Soak up the phenomenal views looking north from Pamola Peak on Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park, Maine, USA. If you're hiking the AT from Georgia, this is the last view you'll experience!
Apr 1, 2017 near Millino…, ME
At the summit looking towards the Knife Edge and Pamola.
Mar 27, 2015 near Millino…, ME

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Jul 14, 2019
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